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Clarence Dupuy on Campaign Platform for New Orleans Mayor

WWL-TV Collection



Genre: News

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 1969-09-23

Duration: 00:01:16

Subjects: Dupuy, Clarence O. Jr., 1927- 2011 | POLICE OFFICERS


  • Dupuy, Clarence Interviewee
  • James, Rosemary Interviewer


Clarence Dupuy speaking at the New Orleans Press Club on his candidacy for New Orleans mayor. He states that the first thing on his agenda is the amount of manpower necessary to protect New Orleans. He then takes a question from Rosemary James regarding an appropriate minimum starting salary for a patrolman. He states that he believes $10,500 minimum starting salary is appropriate, but there must also be a realistic longevity program for veteran officers.